The English version of the book “The Wadden Sea”, the first book that shows the entire Wadden Sea World Heritage Site was launched at ITB in the presence of the Minister of the Environment of Schleswig Holstein, Robert Habeck. The book contains stunning aerial photography by Martin Stock and Peter de Vries, and was produced in cooperation with CWSS (from left to right: Rüdiger Strempel, Henner Wachholtz, Robert Habeck, Harald Marencic, photo CWSS).
For the first time this year, the Wadden Sea World Heritage was represented at the world’s largest tourism convention, Berlin’s ITB, from 4-8 March 2015. Why a tourism fair?
Dr. Ahmad Ali Keykha (right), Deputy Head of the Department of Environment and Natural Environment, signing the Raptors MoU with Mr. Nick P. Williams (left), Head of the Coordinating Unit of the Raptors MoU. Photo by Omidi Maryam.
Iran signed the Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Birds of Prey in Africa and Eurasia (Raptors MoU) at an official ceremony at Iran's first national technical meeting on conservation of birds of prey in Qeshm Island.
Today is World Wildlife Day, chosen as it marks the anniversary of the signing of CITES (the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) one of the two international treaties dedicated to the conservation of wildlife
Abu Dhabi, 23 February 2015 - The survival of the humpback whale population in the Arabian Sea, the smallest and most endangered humpback whale population in the world, is threatened by human activities, particularly entanglement in fishing nets, shipping and coastal development.
To mark World Wetlands Day today, Jacques Trouvilliez, the Executive Secretary of AEWA has written an opinion article (“Op-Ed”) emphasizing the importance of wetlands for the conservation of many migratory species and especially the waterbirds of the African-Eurasian Flyway.